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Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams: Touring With Pop Powerhouses In “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Posted April 9, 2014 by jmurray

Michelle Williams has been cast as Mary Magdalene in the long-running global musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” The Grammy-winning member of Destiny’s Child will hit the road this summer for an arena tour of the acclaimed show. Williams will tour alongside fellow musicians including N’Sync’s JC Chasez (Pontius Pilate); Incubus lead singer Brandon Boyd (Judas Iscariot); [...]

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Vanessa L. Williams

The Right Stuff: Vanessa L. Williams Joining “After Midnight”

Posted February 25, 2014 by jmurray

Vanessa L. Williams is gearing up for her latest turn on the Great White Way. The 11-time Grammy nominee will perform a five week run in the hit Broadway musical, “After Midnight.” Williams will begin her stint in “After Midnight” after Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds leave the show. She’ll headline alongside “After Midnight” [...]

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Sheryl Lee Ralph & Sylvester

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Joins Off-Broadway Production About Sylvester As Producer

Posted February 20, 2014 by jmurray

TV actress and Broadway star Sheryl Lee Ralph has signed on to become a producer of the off-Broadway production, “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical.” Ralph, the original star of Broadway’s “Dreamgirls” and TV shows “Moesha” and “Instant Mom,” joins as producer along with her The D.I.V.A. Foundation to partner with AnthonyKen, LLC on the [...]

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Toni Braxton & Babyface

Babyface & Toni Braxton: Big Return & Broadway Bound

Posted February 13, 2014 by jmurray

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Toni Braxton’s duet offering, “Love, Marriage and Divorce” has made a huge impact its first week. The CD, the duo’s first full album together, sold more than 67,000 units in its first week, landing it the top spot on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. The release also debuted at number four on [...]

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey: Readying Her Broadway Debut?

Posted February 11, 2014 by jmurray

Is entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey ready to make her Broadway debut? There’s buzz out of New York City that the talk show icon and network owner is in talks with producers to star in the revival of the dramatic play, “Night, Mother.” Winfrey would star opposite five-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald in the production about [...]

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Justin Guarini

Stage Idol: Justin Guarini Joins Broadway Production

Posted February 5, 2014 by jmurray

Season one “American Idol” runner-up Justin Guarini has been cast as the male lead in the Broadway musical “Wicked.” This will mark Guarini’s fourth major Broadway role, having also appeared on The Great White Way in “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” “American Idiot” and “Romeo and Juliet.” The 35-year-old actor will take [...]

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Romeo & Juliet

Love Season: Broadway To Big Screen For Valentine’s Day

Posted January 15, 2014 by jmurray

Broadway goes to the big screen in time for Valentine’s Day when the production “Romeo and Juliet” hits movie theaters nationwide for a limited run from February 13 – 19. The critically acclaimed play, starring Orlando Bloom as Romeo and Condola Rashad as Juliet, is being released to movie theaters as part of Screenvision and [...]

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Diana Ross & Valisia LeKae

Sick Leave: “Motown” Star Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer

Posted December 27, 2013 by jmurray

Tony Award-nominated performer Valisia LeKae has departed “Motown: The Musical” on Broadway after learning she has ovarian cancer. LeKae was six months into her run in one of the Great White Way’s biggest box-office hits upon learning of her diagnosis. The Memphis-bred entertainer, who played Diana Ross in the Berry Gordy-produced musical, originally revealed her [...]

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Kandi Burruss: Big Apple Bound In Off-Broadway Show

Posted December 6, 2013 by jmurray

Fresh on the heals of producing her own production in Atlanta called “A Mother’s Love” in November to rave reviews, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is readying a run in the off-Broadway show, “Newsical the Musical.” Burruss will head to the Great White Way beginning on January 13, 2014, where she’ll kick off [...]

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All That Jazz: Fantasia & Dulé Hill Dazzle In “After Midnight”

Posted November 27, 2013 by jmurray

“After Midnight” is an alluring new Broadway production that shines bright like the mid-day sun! Set in the 1930′s in Harlem, this finger-snapping, foot-tapping trip through the Renaissance era is a seductively joyous jazz journey. Repackaged from the 2011 and 2012 “Cotton Club Parade” production, which was a partnership between City Center and Jazz at [...]

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